State of the EHS Nation

EHS pros in 2015: mature, experienced & graying, according to ISHN poll

According to ISHN’s 2015 EHS State of the Nation subscriber survey, overall, income figures, budget resources and staffing levels, job satisfaction and job security show much more stability, and in a number of cases growth, than reported in ISHN State of the Nation surveys 5-10-15 years ago.


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Building/sustaining safety cultures: EHS pros’ top priority for ’15, says ISHN survey

According to ISHN’s 2015 EHS State of the Nation subscriber survey, much EHS programmatic work in 2015 centers on: 1) building and/or maintaining a safety culture for organizations (54%); 2) finding and fixing workplace hazards (48%); 3) conducting risk assessments and risk prioritization (43%); and 4) tracking safety and health performance measures other than counting injuries and illnesses (38%).


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ISHN survey: Ergo injuries are the top hazard challenging EHS pros

The maturity and evolution of the EHS profession (going beyond the traditional compliance mindset) is evident in the most serious hazards pros say they will contend with in 2015, according to ISHN’s 2015 EHS State of the Nation subscriber survey.


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ISHN survey: Employee attitudes & behaviors continue to challenge EHS pros

The most pressing issue facing EHS professionals in the new year, according to ISHN’s 2015 EHS State of the Nation subscriber survey, is an age-old challenge that has been reported in ISHN State of the Nation surveys since the 1980s – dealing with the safety and health attitudes and behaviors of line employees. Consider:


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EHS pros grapple with expanding workloads, says ISHN survey

There’s certainly no lack of challenges facing the EHS profession now and in the coming years, according to ISHN’s 2015 EHS State of the Nation subscriber survey. Almost four in ten (39%) of ISHN subscribers say contending with an expanding workload is one of the biggest challenges they face on the job.


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Most EHS pros expect a salary raise in ’15, says ISHN poll

One factor behind the favorable job satisfaction found in the EHS ranks, according to ISHN’s 2015 EHS State of the Nation subscriber survey, could come down to the bottom line – salaries. Fifty-five percent of respondents expect “slightly higher” incomes in 2015, and 6% expect “much higher” salaries.


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EHS staffing to be stable in ’15, according to ISHN survey

According to ISHN’s 2015 EHS State of the Nation subscriber survey, EHS department staffing should remain stable in most organizations in the coming year. Expectations for overall EHS department headcounts in ’15: only 5% see headcounts shrinking “slightly” and a scant 1% plan on “significant decreases.”


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State of the EHS Nation 2015 Survey

ISHN’s exclusive survey reveals healthy profession in ’15
It’s been a long hard slog for the U.S. economy to recovery from the Great Recession of 2007-2008


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Pick the best eye protection for the hazard at hand

Personal protective equipment (PPE) for the eyes and face is designed to prevent or lessen the severity of injuries to workers.


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ISHN’s 28th annual White Paper Reader Survey

How was it conducted?

Here is the methodology behind the survey:


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